Mugello tortelli with potato filling contain an authentic traditional Tuscan recipe. There is no better time to enjoy them than at the Wild Boar and Tortello Festival in Borgo San Lorenzo: discover all the info!
Potato tortelli are a delicious first course in Mugello. They are shaped like large squares of pasta filled with a mixture of boiled potatoes, garlic and parsley.
To respect the original Tuscan recipe they must be made strictly by hand.
The ingredients and processing systems of this Mugello first course have remained the same for centuries. They have an ancient tradition so much so that already the court of Lorenzo the Magnificent praised its goodness.
Here is the recipe for preparing delicious Mugello ravioli at home!
Boil the potatoes, peel them and mash them adding parsley and chopped garlic, grated nutmeg, Parmesan and a little oil.
Prepare the dough with the flour and once ready put over the rolled dough balls of filling as big as a walnut, distancing them by about 2 cm,
Fold the dough in the lengthwise direction, pressing the sides of the filling with your fingers to seal the filling inside the dough.
With the knurled pastry cutter, cut off the excess and separate the tortelli from each other.
Let them dry on both sides for half an hour and boil them in boiling water for about 2-3 minutes.
The Mugello tortelli are excellent with meat sauce such as the delicious wild boar ragù.
There is no better occasion to taste them in all their goodness than that of the Festival of Wild Boar and Potato Tortelli in Borgo San Lorenzo
From the first weekend of August until August 15th every year the Festival of Wild Boar and Potato Tortelli is held in Luco di Mugello, a hamlet of Borgo San Lorenzo (FI).
An unmissable opportunity to appreciate the traditional specialties of Mugello: the typical Mugello tortelli stuffed with potatoes, the inevitable grilled meat and tasty wild boar dishes including:
The menu also offers game appetizers, Tuscan cold cuts and pecorino cheeses and baked ham.
The Sagra is set up at the Grezzano sports field and will be open every evening for dinner, Sunday also for lunch.
The Festival of Wild Boar and Potato Tortelli is an excellent opportunity to organize a weekend in the Mugello, among good food, excellent wine and beautiful villages to visit.
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